The APSB manages the controlled zone (ZEC) of the Bonaventure River for the Ministère des forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP). The APSB is committed to planning, organizing, directing and controlling the exploitation, preservation and management of wildlife within the boundaries of this territory, in accordance with the following principles:

  • Ensure that there are no actions or practices that work against the preservation of wildlife and its habitat
  • Ensure equal opportunities for all to access and use wildlife resources
  • Promote the participation of people interested in wildlife management in a democratic framework
  • Secure sustainable funding for the operations of the organization


Strategic issues

  • Cohabitation
  • Quality of service to members
  • Paths, signage and accesses
  • The preservation of the resources
  • Growing traffic
  • The aging of the clientele and guides



Provide an improved fishing experience in an exceptional and preserved environment


Strategic orientations

  1. Develop harmonious cohabitation between the users of the river
  2. Improve customer service by ensuring access to the entire river, using modern tools and with better schedules
  3. Improve roads, accesses and signage with low impact on the landscape
  4. Ensure the conservation of resources (salmon and other species) through better understanding and protection of their habitats and with state of the art management models
  5. Monitor the evolution of the traffic and the age of our users and guides